G8 L'Aquila Responsible Leadership for a Sustainable Future: Statement

Sectors : Investment, Energy, Mitigation and low carbon growth
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Private Sector development and financial services for the poor - Investment

“49. ...We will work to reverse the recent decline in FDI, by fostering an open, receptive climate for foreign investment, especially in emerging and in developing countries.”


Commitments in: Infrastructure - Energy

“88. A comprehensive strategy to ensure sustainable development and long-term energy security must envisage a portfolio of different energy sources. In the context of diversification of the energy mix, renewable energies will play an essential role, as these meet the dual challenge of reducing emissions and lowering fossil-fuel consumption and dependence. We will:

a) improve policy and regulatory frameworks in order to boost investments in renewable energies, and promote their deployment and diffusion also in emerging and developing countries...”